pandurate

pandurate

[pan-duh-reyt, -der-it, -dyuh-reyt, -dyer-it]
adjective
shaped like a fiddle, as a leaf.
Also, panduriform [pan-door-uh-fawrm, -dyoor-] .


Origin:
1765–75; < Latin pandūr(a) musical instrument (see bandore) + -ate1

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pandurate or panduriform (ˈpændjʊˌreɪt, pænˈdjʊərɪˌfɔːm)
 
adj
(of plant leaves) shaped like the body of a fiddle
 
[C19: from Late Latin pandūrabandore]
 
panduriform or panduriform
 
adj
 
[C19: from Late Latin pandūrabandore]

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